How To Remove An Inbound Rule In Windows Defender Firewall

Delete Inbound Rules In Windows Defender Firewall With Advanced Security

In this Windows 10 post, we will be showing how you can remove an inbound rule that has been set within the Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security.

The firewall rule might be for a Port, Custom rule, program or game which is set to block, allow or only allow the connection if it’s secure. Whatever the reason for the rule is, it can easily be removed from your PC or laptop.

If however, you don’t want to remove the rule completely then you could always Disable the Inbound rule instead, so that you can enable it later on without having to create it again.

See below the steps for deleting an inbound rule.

Deleting An Inbound Rule In Windows Defender Firewall:

1. Open the start menu and search “Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security” and open it

2. Once open click “Inbound Rules” in the left menu

3. Now find the rule that you would like to delete and right-click it > Now click “Delete

4. You will now get a window saying “Are you sure you want to delete these rules?” Click the “Yes” button

There you have it that’s how you can remove an inbound firewall rule within the Windows 10 Windows Defender Firewall with Advanced Security. If you want to remove an outbound rule just do the above but click on the Outbound Rules in the left menu.

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